Instructor Pool - 2014/2015

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Jul 01, 2014

Appointment Type: Academic Teaching/Research Faculty

Department: Physics 252100 SPH

Position Summary: The Department of Physics in the College of Science invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full/part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term-by-term basis for the 2014-2015 academic year. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Department Head.

Instructors may be needed to teach courses in the following areas: General Physics, General Physics with Calculus, and Astronomy.

The primary mission of the Department of Physics is to provide undergraduate and graduate education, and conduct basic and applied research. The department offers Doctoral and Master degrees in Physics, and Bachelor degrees in Physics, Engineering Physics and Computational Physics. A Physics Education degree is offered through the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program. There are research programs in optics, condensed matter, subatomic physics and computational physics, as well as development programs in Physics Education. The department has 15 faculty members, approximately 100 majors, and 35 graduate students.

The College of Science provides a core instructional role at OSU, supporting the ideals of learning, discovery, and engagement that are the foundation of a land-grant university. The College embraces instruction and research, in disciplines ranging from the physical, mathematical, statistical sciences to the life sciences that are based in unbiased inquiry and a dedication to discovery and innovation. The College of Science is committed to partnering with industry and public agencies to address some of the most compelling challenges of today and tomorrow.

Position Duties: 100% Instruction

Will administer and teach undergraduate courses in the following courses: General Physics, General Physics with Calculus, and Astronomy.

Will also be responsible for holding regular office hours to assist students with coursework and answer questions regarding curriculum.

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Working Conditions/Work Schedule:

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Masters degree in Physics or a closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

Teaching experience at the college and/or university level.

Experience with modern pedagogical techniques.

An evident commitment to educational equity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 04-24-2014

For Full Consideration Date: 08-15-2014

Closing Date: 06-15-2015

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Posting Number: 0012276

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